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Information Communication and Technology (ICT) Manager

Date Posted: May 18, 2021

Job Description

The Roads Fund Administration is a statutory body established to raise, administer and account for funds for the construction, maintenance and rehabilitation of the public roads. The Roads Fund Administration seek services of the Information Communications Technology (ICT) Manager tenable at the Roads Fund Administration Head Office in Lilongwe. Position details are as follows:

Position: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT) MANAGER

Job purpose

 

Reporting to the Company Secretary and Director of Administration, the Information Communications Technology (ICT) Manager must be able to demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and must be able to demonstrate strong leadership in managing both business and operational ICT functions.

Duties and responsibilities

As a leader in the ICT department, and an employee responsible for organization wide systems and
information, the duties and responsibilities of the ICT Manager will include but not limited to the
following:

  • Develop and implement an Information Technology strategy that is aligned with RFA’s business
    strategy.
  • Manage financial aspects of the IT department, including purchasing, budgeting and budget
    review.
  • Provide technology leadership for developing and implementing ICT initiatives that improve
    cost effectiveness and service quality
  • Develop and implement all ICT policies, procedures, including those for architecture, security,
    disaster recovery, standards and service provision.
  • Carry out research on new technologies in the market that can benefit the authority.
  • Manage ICT based software and hardware assets
  • Carry out system audits on the utilization and liability of the Roads Fund’s software.
  • Spearhead implementation of ICT strategic plan and performance targets.
  • Manage relationships with providers of various corporate ICT services.
  • Engage and advise Senior Management on ICT related issues.
  • Design and apply appropriate project management standards in all ICT projects carried out by
    RFA.
  • Manage IT staffing by recruiting, training and coaching employees, communicating job
    expectations and appraising their performance
  • Negotiate & Manage Maintenance contracts for ICT related services
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Competencies

 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong project management skills
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Qualifications

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or any ICT related degree from a reputable institution.
  • ICT certifications like Certified Data Professional (CDP), Certified Information Systems Security
    Professional (CISSP), CompTIA A+, ITIL, Cisco certified network associate (CCNA) Cisco certified
    network professional (CCNP) or any other
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, ICT or similar field would be an advantage.

Experience

7 years practical experience in a busy organization with similar business and operational ICT functions, of which 5 years should be those proven to have been gained at a managerial level.

METHOD OF APPLICATION

Candidates should submit their applications to the address below together with the following:

  • An updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Names and contacts of 3 traceable referees
  •  Copies of their academic and professional qualifications

The Chief Executive Officer

Roads Fund Administration

Ngerengere Building, Queens Drive

Private Bag 369, LILONGWE 3

E-mail: rfa@rfamw.com

Closing date for receiving applications is Wednesday, 26th May 2021.

The Roads Fund Administration is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified ladies are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Lilongwe
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    27 May, 2021

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